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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Project Engineer in Magna, Utah

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently looking for a Sr. Principal Project Engineer to work in our Bacchus (Megan), UT location.

Description & responsibilities:

The Project Engineer to be responsible for technical execution in the continued manufacturing and support of the Fleet Ballistic Missile hardware and Rocket Motors produced at the Bacchus and Clearfield Campuses. Collaboration with subject experts to manage/facilitate project technical requirements; dissemination of not only data but information; facilitates risk reduction and opportunity realization to support successful program goals within complaint procedures and standards, coordinates within the Tri-party customers at a working group level. This role will report to the Functional Manager.

Job Duties:

  • Coordinate and communicate with all stake holders' relevant technical and program requirements

  • Propose advanced technical solutions to implement for complex challenges

  • Follow project through to realization.



  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics discipline from an accredited university.

  • Technical excellence, collaboration/teamwork, and trustworthiness are required.

  • Ability to see the larger picture for the system as a whole.

  • Experience in ePIC, ETM, MRB, configuration management, technical writing (test plans and reports), and change board presentations (Change summary as well as technical justification) helpful.

  • Participation in problem analysis boards

  • Demonstrated ability to timely function in a matrixed construct and to self-manage a dynamic demanding workload required

  • Strong demonstrated written and oral communication skills are a must.

  • Detailed scope/schedule/budget planning skills are preferred.

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in engineering or related field preferably in a government contractor environment.

  • Ability to obtain and/or maintain a DOD Secret clearance


  • 9 Years with BS; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


Job Category : Engineering